This past weekend a new bounty hunter tournament series kicked off on the GG Poker Network (GGPN) and gave poker enthusiasts from all over the world the chance to polish up their bounty skills in the inaugural Bounty Hunter Series (BHS). The festival runs until October 25th and the first champions have been crowned on Sunday.
Big Field in Beat the Pros Bounty Hunter Edition
A special edition of the Beat the Pros also kicked off on Saturday and the $210 buy-in drew a staggering 1,069 entries, which created a prize pool of $213,800. Only the top 152 spots were paid and unlike in previous editions, several special bounty targets made it into the money.
Among them were Dara O’Kearney, Cristian Stival, GGPoker ambassador Felipe Ramos, Natural8 Team Hot ambassador Pete Chen, Elias Theodorou, Amanda Stanley, Michiel “Easterdamnz” van Elsacker, and Andrii “BabyShark19” Kozlenko. Romania’s “crimitzu” made it even further and reached the podium, earning a total of $12,212.50 in bounties and cash prizes. Daniel “BaccaratKing” Neilson finished second for $19,543.12 in total and China’s “Mr lu” earned $28,110.04 for their victory.
Velvelt wins Opener
A wide range of knockout tournaments makes its debut in the early stages of the series and as the clock struck midnight, the first Bounty Hunter side events such